THE EFFECT OF HEALTH EDUCATION ON PREGNANT WOMEN'S KNOWLEDGE LEVEL ABOUT COVID-19 IN MAIN CLINIC CIDENG MEDICAL CENTER REGENCY OF CIREBON IN 2020

  • Fadillah Mawaddah Health and Disaster Emergency (HADE) Center, Center of Excellent Poltekkes Kemenkes Tasikmalaya
  • Dyah Widiyastuti Health and Disaster Emergency (HADE) Center, Center of Excellent Poltekkes Kemenkes Tasikmalaya
Keywords: COVID-19, Pregnant Women, Video Media, Health Education, knowledge

Abstract

Health education is an effort to convey the health message that is expected that people, groups, or individuals can gain knowledge about better health so that it can affect behavior. Video media is a health education tool used to facilitate the reception of health messages that rely on the senses of vision and hearing. Pregnant women are at considerable risk of being infected with COVID-19. There is still a low knowledge of pregnant women about COVID-19 at Cideng Medical Center Main Clinic by 40%. The purpose of this study is to analyze the differences in pregnant women's knowledge about COVID-19 before and after the provision of health education about COVID-19 at the Main Clinic of Cideng Medical Center CirebonDistrict in 2020. Research design using a quasi-experimental design with one group design pre test-post test without control design.The sampling technique used is accidental sampling. The population in this study was pregnant women, with a sample of 30 respondents.The results of the analysis with the Wilcoxon T-Test test in pregnant women before and after obtained a p-value of 0.000 from the results of the study obtained a value of p < 0.05 so that the hypothesis is accepted. The average increase in the knowledge level score of pregnant women between before and after being given health education was 2.13. There is an influence of health education on the level of knowledge of pregnant women about COVID-19 at the Main Clinic of Cideng Medical Center Cirebon Regency in 2020

Published
2021-07-08
How to Cite
Mawaddah, F., & Widiyastuti, D. (2021). THE EFFECT OF HEALTH EDUCATION ON PREGNANT WOMEN’S KNOWLEDGE LEVEL ABOUT COVID-19 IN MAIN CLINIC CIDENG MEDICAL CENTER REGENCY OF CIREBON IN 2020. International Seminar of Gender Equity Maternal and Child Health, 1(1), 61-79. Retrieved from https://ejournal.stikku.ac.id/index.php/gemic/article/view/314